Nikolay Voronov

Nikolay Voronov
The interrogation of Friedrich Paulus at Don Front HQ, 1943. Left to right: Rokossovsky, Voronov, translator Nikolay Dyatlenko and Field Marshal Paulus

Nikolay Nikolayevich Voronov (Russian: Никола́й Никола́евич Во́ронов; May 5 [O.S. May 17] 1899, Saint Petersburg – February 28, 1968, Moscow) was a Soviet military leader, Chief Marshal of Artillery (1944), and Hero of the Soviet Union (May 7, 1965).

Honours and awards

Nikolay Voronov is interred in the Kremlin Wall Necropolis at the Red Square.

Dates of rank

    • Komandir Brigady November 26, 1935
    • Komandir Korposa June 20, 1937
    • General Polkovnik May 7, 1940
    • Marshal Artillerii January 18, 1943 (equivalent to NATO four star rank)
    • Glavny Marshal Artillerii February 21, 1944

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